The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 10 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 9.52% 6.25% 9.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 7.14% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale region.

Communications & Networking Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 83.33% 87.50% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 24
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Rochdale region.

VPN Salary Trend in Rochdale

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Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Rochdale

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 16 (94.12%) Internet
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
3 8 (47.06%) Information Management
3 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Strategic Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) C
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Broadband
3 8 (47.06%) SLA
3 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (47.06%) Operations Management
3 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
3 8 (47.06%) SIEM
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (47.06%) Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) People Management
3 8 (47.06%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (47.06%) Presales
3 8 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (47.06%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Internet
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Broadband
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) IT Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) IT Security Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Operations Manager
1 8 (47.06%) Security Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Senior IT Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Senior IT Security Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Analytics
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (47.06%) Customer Engagement
1 8 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
1 8 (47.06%) Information Management
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Operations Management
1 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (47.06%) People Management
1 8 (47.06%) Presales
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
1 8 (47.06%) Security Operations
1 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
1 8 (47.06%) Service Management
1 8 (47.06%) SIEM
1 8 (47.06%) Strategic Planning
1 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Apple
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft